Chic second hand containers

This month we’re focusing on recycling and reusing in the name of crafts and crochet.  Consider it an early spring cleaning!  We’re attempting to repurpose or revamp items around the house, use up fabric or yarn scraps, rescue things from… Continue Reading →

Woodlands Part II: DIY felt creatures

Have you noticed woodland creatures are totally in style right now?  Forget the elephants, people.  We’re talking owls, foxes, hedgehogs!  Because who doesn’t love seeing a raccoon sorting through their garbage and bear prints in their snowy back yard? Regardless… Continue Reading →

The Woodlands: DIY Felt Characters

Add the outdoors to your nursery with a bunting or mobile! Get the free hand drawn template for felt woodlands: trees, mushrooms, acorns and leaves.

You’re an Animal! DIY Hooded Towel

There are two great perks of having friends with babies.  A) You get an adorable flower girl for your wedding and B) You have an excuse for making ridiculously adorable crafts for no real reason other than that they are ridiculously… Continue Reading →

Eclectic Mix

As you may know, I DIY’d just about everything at my recent wedding.  The invites, the chalkboards, the candy buffet, and even the bar.  As we were only serving beer and wine to a crowd that didn’t drink much, it made… Continue Reading →

The Card Conundrum

After our recent wedding, when we were finally back home, we found ourselves opening  cards from guests, friends and coworkers.  While we loved reading the well-wishes, and appreciated how gorgeous some of the cards were, we just didn’t know what to… Continue Reading →

A Whole New World

Wedding guestbooks.  A tradition that is being completely transformed by today’s brides.  Why sign a book when you can sign puzzle pieces, rocks, and wall art?!  Continuing off the beaten path, I decided on a guest globe, for it’s uniqueness,… Continue Reading →

Writing on the Glass

There were plenty of DIY projects I had to be proud of at my wedding, but what I consider to be the crown jewel was my table assignment window.  This salvaged window was bought at a flea market for about… Continue Reading →

Tying the Knot

The week before my wedding, I thought about all the people who would be helping us in the weekend to come. I wanted to give a little something as a Thank You, to not only my bridesmaids but all the other… Continue Reading →

The Art of Chalkboarding

Well it finally happened.  The wedding is past, the pictures have been shared, and now I have many DIY projects to share with you!  First up: Chalkboard art. Chalkboards at weddings are nothing new, they’ve become quite a popular way… Continue Reading →

April Showers

The goal: To throw a lovely, non-lame bridal shower on a budget, that could accommodate wedding guests ranging in age from 30-70+, and for a bride who doesn’t particularly care for bridal showers. The location: A lot of bridal showers… Continue Reading →

I Scream, You Scream…

When planning Holli’s bridal shower, I knew I wanted to use a lot of bunting when decorating. And since the shower was going to center around ice cream, I wanted to find ice cream cone bunting. Then I remembered I… Continue Reading →

Pushing the envelope

Invitations to my upcoming wedding went out 2 weeks ago and the RSVPs have been rolling in! (And by rolling, I do mean a very slow trickling).  While I have received some compliments on my DIY invites (including my “clever”… Continue Reading →

March Madness (and we do mean madness)

I hope you’ve weighed your decisions carefully and have filled out a solid bracket that will give you bragging rights for the next year. Or you’ve thrown darts/chosen the best mascot/prettiest colors and you still have a decent chance of… Continue Reading →

Faking it

You know what makes you feel really good? Well ok, makes me feel really good? When the curmudgeon at the post office compliments your hand written addresses and asks if you “had someone do them for you?”  Thank you, curmudgeon… Continue Reading →

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